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Jeremy Hunt plans modernisation of NHS with AI

Chancellor’s budget included upgrading “antiquated” NHS systems

In a report covered by Yahoo News, “(Jeremy) Hunt, announced a raft of measures that he hopes will boost Tory fortunes. Among those were plans to support doctors and nurses with ‘often antiquated’ systems.”

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The technology reforms, worth £800 million, are designed to deliver £1.8 billion worth of benefits to public sector productivity by 2029, the Treasury previously said. AI will also be used to speed up the time it takes for patients to receive test results, including those waiting for cancer results.

How will AI improve the NHS’ wait times

The technology reforms will feature the integration of Artificial Intelligence and it will be used to speed up the time it takes for patients to receive test results.

Jeremy Hunt MP said: “We will slash the 13 million hours lost by doctors and nurses every year to outdated IT systems. We will use AI to cut down and potentially cut in half form filling by doctors.”


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